Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 38 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 14 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.89% 3.08% 3.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.84% 32.26% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 19
Portsmouth median daily rate £525 £475 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -47.22% +190.32%
10th Percentile £330 £311 £410
90th Percentile £625 £519 £1,000
Hampshire median daily rate £463 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.20 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +30.56% - -

Microsoft Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 38 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 10.56% 9.54% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 22
Portsmouth median daily rate £500 £465 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +0.54% +49.19%
10th Percentile £330 £323 £366
90th Percentile £625 £519 £536
Hampshire median daily rate £461 £439 £400
% change year-on-year +5.13% +9.69% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Portsmouth median hourly rate - £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.47% -
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.13 £36.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -50.34% -18.89% +239.62%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (50.00%) Data Science
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
4 5 (35.71%) Machine Learning
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Deep Learning
4 5 (35.71%) Azure Machine Learning
4 5 (35.71%) TensorFlow
5 4 (28.57%) Power BI
5 4 (28.57%) Jupyter
5 4 (28.57%) Pandas
5 4 (28.57%) PySpark
5 4 (28.57%) Keras
5 4 (28.57%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 4 (28.57%) Tableau
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 4 (28.57%) Physics
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Use Case
7 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) Office 365

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Geospatial Data
1 4 (28.57%) Power BI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Data Scientist
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) TensorFlow
2 4 (28.57%) Keras
2 4 (28.57%) Pandas
2 4 (28.57%) PySpark
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) BYOD
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Data Science
2 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Deep Learning
2 5 (35.71%) Machine Learning
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 4 (28.57%) Physics
3 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 3 (21.43%) Use Case
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (7.14%) Due Diligence
6 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (7.14%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) HMG Infosec
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) MaaS360
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Tableau
3 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 2 (14.29%) Okta
3 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle